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March of Time -- outtakes -- Men in office; Ministry of Information in Prague

Film | Accession Number: 2001.358.1 | RG Number: RG-60.3040 | Film ID: 2394

1150 N (14:09:45) Man at desk. Another man meets him in office. Signing documents, talking. Crucifix on the wall. Cameraman in shot. EXT, man with top hat and black coat walking (shots repeat). Looking at trees and grass.

1150 O (14:12:47) Prague, Czechoslovakia. LS, entrance of Kolovratsky Palace where the offices of the Ministry of Information are. CU, plaque, "Ministry of Information" on the building. Vaclav Kopecky, Minster of Information, holds a press conference after the elections, in the Kolovratsky Palace. Kopecky explains to the chief editors what would be the policy of the new Government. LS, Kopecky talking to the chief editors who sit around the table. MS and CUs, same. CUs, Kopecky speaking and listening. LSs, the press meeting. LS, car waiting in the courtyard of a new building built for the Slovak Minster of Foreign Affairs M. Tuca during the occupation. Building is now occupied by the Prime Minister of Czechoslovakia, Mr. Smidtke, who has a meeting with a huge delegation. LS, delegation of Lords and British members of Parliament walking through the lobby while on tour of Slovakia.

Event Date
1946 May
Prague, Czechoslovakia
Accessed at US Holocaust Memorial Museum, courtesy of National Archives & Records Administration
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Record last modified: 2018-11-27 11:01:32
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